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's field. guys like my dad do not campbell on candidates like michele bachmann or newt gingrich. guys like my dad who compare to joseph stalin or adolf hitter and guys like my dad don't cozy up to texas governors who brag about seceding from the union or call social security unconstitutional. crazy didn't win, joe, but it also pulled down the nominee. >> the nominee wasn't willing to stand up to crazy. >> early on. >> there were so many times he could have turned, mike barnicle, to michele bachmann, let's say. who said something outrageous. wait a second. i'm a conservative. are you kidding me? to herman cain -- >> sarah palin. >> and all of these 0 other things that were going on, crazy never wins. but we learned another thing. you'd better stand up to crazy if you want to win in bucks coun county, pennsylvania, win in the i-4 corridor, if you want to win in the suburbs, if you want to win in the places where elections are actually won. >> well, i would ask you, john heilemann, as a key observer of the electoral scene, was not the die cast for mitt romney and perhaps, you know, the rest o
in afghanistan is hitting families in ft. campbell, kentucky, especially hard. she wrote, in part, "as president obama considers how quickly to withdraw the remaining 66,000 american troops from afghanistan, the parents of fort campbell students are still going off to war. fort campbell high school, which has about 700 students and is open to any 9th to 12th grader who lives on the 100,000-acre post along the kentucky-tennessee border, is, by definition, physically and psychologically cut off from the world outside the gates. the students readily call their school a bubble, both comforting and claustrophobic because of the dangers their parents face. if you went to off-post schools, you couldn't exactly talk to a teenager because they wouldn't understand what you're going through, said larissa massie, a 17-year-old senior whose father is home but has had two deployments to iraq." elizabeth, one other paragraph -- the whole piece jumped off the page for me, but one other paragraph, it's actually a quote, really resonated with me and hopefully people will think about it. and it is this. "i talked
/pomegranate and peach. i got your campbell's chunky soup. mom? who's mom? i'm the giants mascot. the giants don't have a mascot! ohhh! eat up! new jammin jerk chicken soup has tasty pieces of chicken with rice and beans. hmmm. for giant hunger! thanks mom! see ya! whoaa...oops! mom? i'm ok. grandma? hi sweetie! she operates the head. [ male announcer ] campbell's chunky soup. it fills you up right. [ sniffs ] i took dayquil but my nose is still runny. [ male announcer ] truth is, dayquil doesn't treat that. really? [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus fights your worst cold symptoms, plus it relieves your runny nose. [ breathes deeply ] awesome. [ male announcer ] yes, it is. that's the cold truth! >> back to the big three for best tweet. what's yours? >> for worst tweet you have to go with house speaker john boehner. he wasn't able to get his caucus together for tax increase on millionaires. he lost a little bit of leverage with the president and his negotiations. not the best week for the speaker. the best week is for everyone in washington, lawmaker, staffers, journalists who get to have a christma
"american grace" by robert putnam and david campbell. it was an extensive study of the lives of religious americans. what they found is that religious americans are much more civically engaged that the nonreligious. they participate in volunteer efforts more, they give more to charity, but the reason why they are more civically engaged is because they have this kind of community structure. so we believe that nonreligious people can benefit from this same kind of structure and sure enough, there are nonreligious organizations who have been helping out in newtown, who have been raising money, who have been supporting the families and i think that the time has come now that one in five americans identifies as religiously unaffiliated and one in three under the age of 30, the time has come for nonreligious communities to be providing those same kinds of things. >> serene, i think the important point of what jonathan just said, the demographics. younger people are starting to move away. do you see just as a broader look, when you have these tragedies happening repeatedly, happening over and ov
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